World Bulletin / News Desk
The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland (CCIS) examined the meat samples taken from 20 gyro sales centers in Bern laboratory in Switzerland.
Pork meat was found in 7 out of the 20 samples.
Following the discovery in recent days of horse meat in meat around Europe, the Islamic Central Council of Switzerland had samples taken from 20 sales center examined by an important Bern laboratory in order to control the content of gyro meat sold in Switzerland. While horse meat was not discovered in the samples, pork meat was found.
Following the announcement of the results, a statement by Swiss authorities specified that the consumption and sale of pork meat is not prohibited in the country.
Indicating that vendors who falsely claimed that their gyros consisted of 'cattle and sheep' meat were in the wrong, Swiss authorities stated that enforcement regarding this matter would be implemented.
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